Journeyman Plumber / Job Description

Drain Cleaning

The Plumber is responsible for drain cleaning, installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential and commercial buildings.

Because companies are legal persons, they also may associate and register themselves as companies – often known as a corporate group. When the company closes it may need a “death certificate” to avoid further legal obligations.

Job Duties:

  • Customer Service
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and components
  • Unclogging stopped up drain lines
  • Identify the required tools and special equipment
  • Select the type and size of pipe required
  • Locate and mark positions for connections and fixtures
  • Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures, and equipment
  • Assemble and install valves and fittings
  • Install, repair and maintain underground storm sanitary and water piping systems
  • Install, repair and maintain sinks, tubs, and toilets
  • Install, repair and maintain water heaters
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, appliances, and trim
  • Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks


  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications
  • Time Management
  • Decision making
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members
  • Customer service

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate sound work ethic
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Be flexible
  • The plumber must have a Journeyman Certification or Apprentice License in Plumbing from a Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners